Monthly Archives: May 2017

Researchers Will Pay You $10 Per Hour To Smoke Marijuana

Researchers Will Pay You $10 Per Hour To Smoke Marijuana A team of scientific minds from the halls of Washington State University is currently looking to employee a handful of enthusiastic consumers to smoke marijuana and get paid. According to a report from CBS-affiliate KREM, researchers are willing to pay people $10 per hour to […]

Thousands arrested for weed in California before legalization applying to have sentences, convictions reduced

Thousands arrested for weed in California before legalization applying to have sentences, convictions reduced Published: May 22, 2017, 8:07 am • Updated: May 22, 2017, 8:29 am By Brian Melley, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Jay Schlauch’s conviction for peddling pot haunted him for nearly a quarter century. The felony prevented him from landing […]

The Cannabis Industry Will Be Bigger Than Ice Cream, Streaming Music, And Girl Scout Cookies

The Cannabis Industry Will Be Bigger Than Ice Cream, Streaming Music, And Girl Scout Cookies Daily Delight: Photo by Puk Khantho via Unsplash A new report from Marijuana Business Daily estimates that the total demand for marijuana in the cannabis industry is worth around $45-$50 billion in the US. For context, they put these numbers […]

What Marijuana Did For This Alzheimer’s Patient Will Give You Hope

What Marijuana Did For This Alzheimer’s Patient Will Give You Hope We already know marijuana shows promise for memory boosting benefits and oxidative stress related to aging. But for the elderly suffering from late-stage diseases like Alzheimer’s, marijuana can still bring relief. For 77-year-old Maine resident Dair Gillespie, taking daily cannabis tinctures orally offers her […]

Study: Marijuana Can Help You Feel Less Lonely And Depressed

Study: Marijuana Can Help You Feel Less Lonely And Depressed Studying possible connections between marijuana and feeling lonely and depressed may not be something you expect from scientists in Iran, but that’s pretty much what’s going on. What’s more, they have published some intriguing work with results worth a look. Humans are social animals. Lack […]

Opioids Out, Marijuana In, Top Medical Research Journal Says

Opioids Out, Marijuana In, Top Medical Research Journal Says In a groundbreaking article released on Monday, one of the nation’s leading medical journals suggests that cannabis can be a helpful tool to combat America’s opioid addiction problem. Since 1999, American overdose deaths involving opioids have quadrupled. Medical experts estimate that our nation’s abuse of opioids cost over $72 billion […]

Are ICE Agents Using Marijuana As An Excuse To Arrest Immigrants?

Are ICE Agents Using Marijuana As An Excuse To Arrest Immigrants? On Wednesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reported a nearly 40 percent increase in immigrant arrests in the first 100 days of the Trump administration compared to the same time period in 2016, including a nearly 20 percent increase in ICE arrests of immigrants […]

What You Need To Know About Marijuana And Glaucoma

What You Need To Know About Marijuana And Glaucoma The ability to reduce eye pressure and ease the effects of glaucoma was the first scientifically confirmed health benefit of medical marijuana, and it may still be the most well known argument supporting medical marijuana. However, this effect was discovered quite by accident. In the early […]